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Two dead, six injured

Two people died and six others were injured when the taxi they were in overturned on the M1, direction North, just after the Collett Drive off ramp early this morning. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived they found patients lying all over the scene. Patients were assessed. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do…

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Man and child burnt to death

A man and a child were found burnt to death in a vehicle in Azaadville earlier this afternoon. It is believed that the man is about 35 years of age and the child between nine and 15 years of age. It is understood that members of the public who saw the vehicle on fire extinguished…

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Majority welcome car seat regulation

Last week ER24 released a statement regarding the new regulation to the National Road Traffic Act that aims to protect children by the use of a child car seat. A number of people voiced their opinions on ER24’s Facebook page and Twitter. We also asked people to vote on our website. Of the 228 people…

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Alberton – Truck driver dies

A truck driver died early this morning on the N12 East after the Voortrekker off ramp in Alberton. It is understood that the driver, transporting alcohol, lost control and veered across the road. The truck then rolled and the cab and trailer separated. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they found the…

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Over 30 dead, scores injured – Easter weekend

Over 30 people died and at least 55 were injured in transport-related incidents across the county over the Easter long weekend. These figures relate only to incidents attended to by ER24. Overall ER24 noticed that the number of emergency calls attended to were lower than 2014. ER24 attended to just over 400 collisions across the…

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One dead, six injured

One person died and six others were injured when a vehicle rolled on the N11 about 10 kilometres south of Newcastle, towards Ladysmith, earlier today. It is understood a light delivery vehicle rolled and went down an embankment after a tyre burst. The vehicle landed on its roof. When ER24 and other paramedics arrived on…

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Pedestrian killed

A woman in her 30’s died when she was knocked by a vehicle in Reading Road, in Actonville Benoni, earlier this afternoon. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found the woman lying on the road. She was assessed. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do for her. She had succumbed to her injuries. The…

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One dead, four injured

One person died, two sustained critical injuries and two sustained moderate injuries when the vehicle they were travelling in rolled on the N17 in Secunda, Mpumalanga. When ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene they assessed the people. Unfortunately there was nothing paramedics could do for one of the people. He was declared dead.…

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Woman dies after sustaining severe injuries

A woman who sustained severe injuries when she was knocked down late last night died early this morning. The woman, between late 20’s to early 30’s, was knocked by a vehicle in Underwood Road in Pinetown. When ER24 paramedics arrived on scene they found the woman lying on the road. There were several bystanders in…

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